About Us

The Clayton Community located at 715 Amelia Church Road is open to the public!

Building and Walking Track Hours

Monday through Friday - 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Saturday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sundays - 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Our game room, which is home to two pool tables, foosball, Pac Man, and more is also open to all community center members! Hours may vary.

The Municipal Park splash pad will be closing for the 2023 season on Monday, October 2nd. 

Other Activities

  • Shelter and gym rentals are available.
  • Greenways, trails, athletic fields, shelters, playgrounds and restrooms.
  • Follow ClaytonNCParks on social media for recreation events and updates.

Our current guide is available! View the guide (PDF) to see what upcoming programs we have available!

2023 Fall Brochure

About Us

More than 3 decades of great parks and recreation!

Over the years, the parks department has grown with the addition of Clayton Community Park, All-Star Park and East Clayton Community and Dog Park. In 2010 the Clayton Community Center opened as a new home for the department, complete with an indoor walking trail, pottery and art room, and basketball court. The Recreation Department is responsible for miles of paved greenway throughout town; baseball, softball and soccer fields; picnic shelters and more. Clayton Parks and Recreation hosts youth and adult athletic leagues; Summer Camps; fitness, art and pottery classes; and more.

To see sports schedules and more, visit Quickscores.

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Larry Bailey Scholarship

Larry Bailey was the Director of the Clayton Parks and Recreation Department from 1980 until 2018. Larry believes that recreation, parks and open space are extremely important to a healthy community, and through his commitment he helped make Clayton the community it is today. After his retirement, Larry's friends, family and co-workers established the Larry Bailey Scholarship, to help continue his passion for providing recreation opportunities for all children. All money given to the scholarship fund is donated with the hope that a child who is not able to participate in a Clayton Parks and Recreation program due to lack of funds can be awarded a scholarship to help pay registration fees.

To apply please fill out the Application (PDF) and return it to the Clayton Community Center.

  1. Kelly Young

    Program Support Specialist

  1. Lauren Lambert

    Marketing and Special Events Coordinator

  1. Jimmy Bradley

    Park Operations Superintendent

  1. Matt Lorion

    Acting Parks & Recreation Director

  1. Sean Quigley

    Recreation Program Coordinator

  1. Joni Hubble-Zeneberg

    Community Center Supervisor
    Phone: 919-553-1550, ext. 2

  1. Trey Meek

    Athletic Supervisor

  1. Meaghan Rivers

    Athletic Supervisor

  1. Bobby Henn

    Park Maintenance Crew Leader

  1. Mike Noggle

    Park Maintenance Crew Leader

  1. Cassidy Cannada

    Recreation Program Coordinator